Posted on: March 24, 2017

Draft Changes to Chickens, Roosters Ordinance Available for Review

Two chickens in a back yard.

During the March 22 City Council Work Session, council members discussed the ordinance addressing the raising of chickens and roosters within the city limits. Council discussed revisions to the ordinance and directed staff to place the revised ordinance o...

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Posted on: March 20, 2017

Make a Difference for Homeless Animals

Make a Difference for Homeless Animals

Irving Animal Services (IAS) needs volunteers and foster homes for its busiest time of the year - spring. Each year, the season brings an increase of new puppies and kittens to IAS, pushing resources to the limit. While dogs and cats can have litters year...

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Posted on: March 7, 2017

Activities, $5 Adoptions, Contests Planned for 2017 Pet Pawlooza

Dog and owner create artwork during the 2016 Pet Pawlooza event.

Irving’s Dog Park will be transformed into an amusement park for canines during Pet Pawlooza.

Pet Pawlooza will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 1 at the Irving Animal Care Campus (IACC), 4140 Valley View Lane. Pet Pawlooza, which celebrates t...

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See Animals Available for Adoption
Posted on: March 3, 2017

Watch: Irving Animal Services Encourages Responsible Pet Ownership

Open Line - Animal Services

In this recent edition of Irving Community Television Network's "Open Line," Animal Services staff discuss initiatives to promote responsible pet ownership, pet adoption, upcoming events, urban wildlife and more.

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S.O.S.: “Strays Off the Streets”

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Posted on: March 20, 2017

Irving Aquatics Hiring Lifeguards for Summer Employment

Irving lifeguards stabilize a man on a board during training.

Interested in fun and flexible employment? The Parks and Recreation Department Aquatics division is looking for lifeguards for its summer pools and aquatic centers.

Help Wanted

The Parks and Recreation Department has open part-time positions for service-ori...

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Posted on: March 7, 2017

AquaStars Program Spring Dates Announced

Family with special needs child enjoy pool time away from the crowds.

The City of Irving’s AquaStars program allows children with special needs, along with their families and guardians, to safely enjoy access to a premier city swimming facility. The program is custom-designed for children with special needs ages 1...

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Posted on: March 3, 2017

Students Learn Water Safety Through SwimSafe Program

Young boys in a pool, learning to swim at the Irving Parks and Recreation Department's SwimSafe program.

Since its debut in 2012, the Parks and Recreation Department’s SwimSafe program has offered life-saving education to children across Irving. In 2016, the program reached a new milestone by equipping 2,250 second grade students in Irving Independent School...

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Learn more about Aquatics programs

Posted on: March 26, 2017

Special Needs Children Find Fun at the Pool with AquaStars

Family with special needs child enjoy pool time away from the crowds.

The City of Irving’s AquaStars program allows children with special needs, along with their families and guardians, to safely enjoy access to a premier city swimming facility. The program is custom-designed for children with special needs ages 1...

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Posted on: March 26, 2017

Emergency Management Offers Preparedness Guide

Emergency Preparedness Guide

An Emergency Preparedness Booklet is available at CityofIrving.org/Emergency-Management to assist residents in preparing for potential disasters. The booklet includes information about the most threatening natural and man-made disasters in North Texas. By...

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Posted on: March 25, 2017

Time-of-Day Influences Water Conservation

Water flowers using a hand-operated nozzle.

To promote good water use habits, minimize water waste and preserve Irving’s water supply, the city enforces time-of-day irrigation restrictions. These limits make it a violation of city ordinance to water between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. from April 1 through O...

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Posted on: March 24, 2017

Draft Changes to Chickens, Roosters Ordinance Available for Review

Two chickens in a back yard.

During the March 22 City Council Work Session, council members discussed the ordinance addressing the raising of chickens and roosters within the city limits. Council discussed revisions to the ordinance and directed staff to place the revised ordinance o...

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Posted on: March 24, 2017

Join in the Fun at the Citywide Egg Hunts

Citywide Egg Hunt

The Irving Parks and Recreation Department and Family ER+Urgent Care present the City of Irving annual egg hunt 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. April 8 at Heritage Park, 217 Main St. 

The city will hide more than 20,000 eggs filled with candy or toys for children ...

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View the Egg Hunt schedule
Posted on: March 23, 2017

Irving Aquatics Hiring Lifeguards for Summer Employment

Irving lifeguards stabilize a man on a board during training.

Interested in fun and flexible employment? The Parks and Recreation Department Aquatics division is looking for lifeguards for its summer pools and aquatic centers.

Help Wanted

The Parks and Recreation Department has open part-time positions for service-ori...

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Posted on: March 15, 2017

Community Invited to Provide Input for Luzon Park Improvements

Luzon Park, 2900 Luzon Rd, Irving, TX

The City of Irving is hosting a community input meeting 6 p.m. March 29 at the South Irving Library, 601 Schulze Drive, to discuss budgeted improvements to Luzon Park, 2900 Luzon Road. The presentation will be held in the first floor Program Room.

Presente...

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View Park Location in Google Maps
Posted on: March 20, 2017

New Transparency Tool Provides One-Stop Viewing of City Budget

Screen shot of the City of Irving's new budget transparency tool.

The City of Irving’s Finance Department recently launched a new tool designed to provide financial transparency to residents and other members of the public. The current fiscal year budget is available online at CityofIrving.org/EZBudget and feature...

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Posted on: March 22, 2017

Irving Fire Department Adds Two Tractor-Drawn Aerial Trucks

Irving Fire Department Adds Two Tractor-Drawn Aerial Trucks

Irving’s rapid growth in commercial and residential properties means the Irving Fire Department is due for some upgrades too. Enter the Tractor-Drawn Aerial Truck.

The department recently added not one, but two new Pierce-manufactured, 100-foot ladder truc...

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Posted on: March 17, 2017

Activities, $5 Adoptions, Contests Planned for 2017 Pet Pawlooza

Irving's Pet Pawlooza (logo)

Irving’s Dog Park will be transformed into an amusement park for canines during Pet Pawlooza.

Pet Pawlooza will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 1 at the Irving Animal Care Campus (IACC), 4140 Valley View Lane. Pet Pawlooza, which celebrates the sev...

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See Animals Available for Adoption
Posted on: March 21, 2017

Visit Historic Downtown Irving for Vintage Trail Market Day on April 1

Irving Vintage Trail Market Day

Vintage Trail Market Day, hosted by Irving Vintage Trail shops, will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 1 at the corner of Main Street and Irving Boulevard in historic Downtown Irving. 

The market will offer one-of-a-kind products such as original a...

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Posted on: March 19, 2017

Watch: New Playground Opens at Senter Park

New equipment installed at Senter Park's playground - March 2017 - Irving TX

Irving's Senter Park has a new playground full of fun and colorful features. Watch to learn more about the improvements, paid for with Community Development Block Grant funds.

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Posted on: March 20, 2017

Irving’s Teen Court System Helps Youth Manage Citations, Learn Justice System

Teen volunteers prepare cases for court night.

Since 1992, the City of Irving Teen Court program has allowed young offenders an opportunity to give back to the Irving community by making restitution for their municipal court offenses.

Through service opportunities, educational classes, and jury service...

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Posted on: March 14, 2017

Live Oak Road Bridge at Delaware Creek Reopens

Live Oak Road Bridge, at Delaware Creek, post-construction - Irving, TX

After a 13-month project, the Live Oak Road crossing at Delaware Creek has reopened with a new bridge and infrastructure improvements. Work also included reconstruction of the drainage channel to deepen it with vertical walls, as well as the installation ...

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Posted on: March 19, 2017

Disability Parking Regulations

Disability Parking Sign

The Irving Police Department reminds motorists of parking regulations regarding designated disability parking spaces. The parking spaces may be designated with a sign or marking on the pavement. The regulation includes an area in front of an inclined ramp...

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Posted on: March 13, 2017

View Heritage Park Redevelopment Proposal Concept

Artist's concept of redesigned Heritage Park, Irving, Texas.

Irving looks to the past while embracing the future for new generations. 

Heritage Park celebrated its 30th birthday in July 2016, and now the City of Irving Capital Improvement Program (CIP) and the Parks and Recreation departments are looking to bre...

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View the Artist Drawings of the Proposed Park
Posted on: February 3, 2017

Welcome Home to Irving, Texas

Family in front of home - Welcome Home to Irving, TX

Irving is a city with a rich heritage, a city with passion and purpose, and a future of unbridled potential. 

Welcome home to Irving, Texas.

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Posted on: November 28, 2016

City of Irving Offers Sanitation Service Discount

City of Irving sanitation worker on truck picks up trash.

The City of Irving provides 20 percent discount on single family residential sanitation service for senior citizens (65 years of age and older) and residents who collect Social Security disability.

A senior citizen must provide the following:

  • Birth date.
  • Dri...
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Posted on: January 1, 2017

Irving's Year in Review: 2016

Lake Carolyn, Las Colinas, Irving, TX

Since the adoption of the city’s first strategic plan, the value of strategic thinking has been proven. Resident satisfaction with code enforcement, the appearance of the city, quality of life and other indicators of success have risen. Irving continues t...

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Posted on: January 1, 2017

Cranes, Trains and Automobiles: Irving hits 30-year construction record

Water Street artist rendering - Irving TX

Photo: Water Street artist rendering.

While most people see them as concrete strips ? highways and runways glimmer gold to investors and developers.

The state’s strong economy, combined with Irving’s numerous transportation assets, are translating to a mass...

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Posted on: December 14, 2016

Water Street Offers Updated View with Drone Video

A recently released drone video captures the progress the Gables Water Street development has made on construction. The a mixed-use community project, located in Las Colinas Urban Center along Lake Carolyn, will showcase more than 60,000 square feet of re...

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Posted on: August 3, 2016

Housing Development to Be Built Near Irving Historic Downtown District

The Delaware at Heritage Crossing home option - Irving TX

Photo: Rendering of a home option that will be available at The Delaware at Heritage Crossing development that will be built near downtown Irving.

Empty nesters, young professionals, or those looking to downsize their yard without sacrificing a spaciou...Read on...

Posted on: August 8, 2016

Irving Convention Center Hotel Update

Irving Convention Center - Irving Texas

The Irving City Council has unanimously approved the proposed Irving Convention Center Hotel master development agreement, paving the way for design to begin. The convention center’s headquarters hotel will provide 350 guest rooms and more than 16,000 squ...Read on...

Posted on: July 5, 2016

Music Factory Vision Takes Shape

Music Factory - Irving TX - Artist Rendering of Finished Site

Once the cranes were set, social media channels began buzzing with the question, “When will the Irving Music Factory open for business?” The answer is late summer 2017, according to IMF developer Noah Lazes. The Irving Music Factory, l...

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Posted on: March 15, 2017

Emergency Management Offers Preparedness Guide

Emergency Preparedness Guide

An Emergency Preparedness Booklet is available at CityofIrving.org/Emergency-Management to assist residents in preparing for potential disasters. The booklet includes information about the most threatening natural and man-made disasters in North Texas. By...

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Posted on: March 10, 2017

Residents Encouraged to Register for iALERT

Residents Encouraged to Register for iALERT

The city’s iALERT notification system provides residents with critical information during emergencies or critical situations. It allows public safety officials to notify some or all of the city’s population about gas leaks, boil water notices, power outag...

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Register for iAlert

Posted on: March 24, 2017

Spring Weather Changes

spring-weather

Spring brings sunny days but also brings storms and rain. The Irving Fire Department would like everyone to be prepared for this unpredictable SPRING WEATHER

Please plan ahead and have the following items on hand for unexpected thunderstorms, lightn...

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Additional Info...

Posted on: March 24, 2017

Saturday, Apr. 1 at 10 p.m. – ICTN 1 – A Night at the Movies

Movie-of-the-Week-NF

Enjoy a classic movie the whole family will love. Kick back and join us for this 1932 Alfred Hitchcock thriller "Number 17," starring John Stuart, Anne Grey and Leon M. Lion.

Posted on: March 24, 2017

Friday, Mar. 31 at 3 p.m. – ICTN 1 – Open Line: Animal Services

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Irving Animal Services promotes responsible pet ownership. On this episode of ICTN’s “Open Line,” learn about some the educational initiatives underway, and find out about resources available at the Animal Care Campus.

Posted on: March 24, 2017

Thursday, Mar. 30 at 3:30 p.m. – ICTN 1 – Open Line: Going Green: Outdoor Learning Center

Open-Line-NF

In this special edition of “Open Line,” we are on location at the new Outdoor Learning Center. Find out how Irving students are benefitting, and also find out about other environmental initiatives underway in the City of Irving. Repeat...

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Posted on: March 24, 2017

Wednesday, Mar. 29 at 3:30 p.m. – ICTN 1 – 2017 State of the City

Irving-Specials

Mayor Beth Van Duyne delivers her annual State of the City address at the Irving Convention Center.

Posted on: March 24, 2017

Tuesday, Mar. 28 at 1 p.m. – ICTN 1 – Eddie Coker: The Happy Ones

Irving-Specials

Texas native Eddie Coker brings his fanciful and quirky style of performance to an audience full of cheering kids at the Irving Arts Center. Repeats: Friday at 2 p.m.

Posted on: March 24, 2017

Monday, Mar. 27 at 7 p.m. – ICTN 1 – City Source

City-Source-NF

A statewide parks conference brings an unusual competition and new ideas to Irving. On the next “City Source,” see some of the events that attracted people to that event. Also, see what’s new at Irving’s Family Advo...

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Posted on: March 24, 2017

Sunday, Mar. 26 at 8 p.m. – ICTN 1 – Game of the Week: High School Baseball - Irving vs Nimitz

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The Irving Tigers travel south to face the Nimitz Vikings in a District 7-6 baseball match up. Repeats: Monday at 9:30 p.m., Tuesday at 4 p.m. Wednesday at 8 p.m., Thursday at 4 p.m., Friday at noon, and Saturday at 4:30 p.m.

Posted on: October 7, 2015

ICTN 3 - Game of the Week Classics Network

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Bringing you cross town match-ups, post season playoff showdowns and classic contests from more than 30 years of Game of the Week. Watch ICTN 3: •AT&T U-verse Channel 99 - Click on Irving Community Television Network •Spectrum Commun...

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Posted on: October 28, 2014

Channel Guide

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Watch ICTN 1:

  • AT&T U-verse Channel 99 - Click on Irving Community Television Network
  • Spectrum Communications Channel 16
  • Frontier Channel 30

Watch ICTN 2:

  • AT&T U-verse Channel 99 - Click on Irving Community Television Network
  • Spectrum Communications Channel 95
  • Fr...
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Posted on: March 16, 2017

Watch: New Exercise Equipment Installed at Sunrise Park

A City of Irving employee installs new exercise equipment along the newly installed trail at Sunrise

Photo: A City of Irving employee installs new exercise equipment along the newly installed trail at Sunrise Park, 1809 E Union Bower Road.

In this excerpt from ICTN’s “City Source,” get a look at the new workout equipment just installed at Irving’s Sunrise...

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Posted on: March 15, 2017

Watch: New Playground Opens at Senter Park

New equipment installed at Senter Park's playground - March 2017 - Irving TX

Irving's Senter Park has a new playground full of fun and colorful features. Watch to learn more about the improvements, paid for with Community Development Block Grant funds.

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Posted on: March 15, 2017

Community Invited to Provide Input for Luzon Park Improvements

Luzon Park, 2900 Luzon Rd, Irving, TX

The City of Irving is hosting a community input meeting 6 p.m. March 29 at the South Irving Library, 601 Schulze Drive, to discuss budgeted improvements to Luzon Park, 2900 Luzon Road. The presentation will be held in the first floor Program Room.

Presente...

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View Park Location in Google Maps
Posted on: March 14, 2017

Live Oak Road Bridge at Delaware Creek Reopens

Live Oak Road Bridge, at Delaware Creek, post-construction - Irving, TX

After a 13-month project, the Live Oak Road bridge crossing at Delaware Creek has reopened with a new bridge and infrastructure improvements. Work also included reconstruction of the drainage channel to deepen it with vertical walls, as well as the instal...

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Posted on: March 9, 2017

Watch: Irving Music Factory Under Construction

The Irving Music Factory construction progressing. December 2016

Construction on the Irving Music Factory is progressing fast! Get a look inside the site to see some of the features coming together. The Irving Music Factory will feature restaurants, an outdoor plaza, a movie theater and a state-of-the-art live music ve...

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Posted on: March 7, 2017

View Heritage Park Redevelopment Proposal Concept

Artist's concept of redesigned Heritage Park, Irving, Texas.

Irving looks to the past while embracing the future for new generations. 

Heritage Park celebrated its 30th birthday in July 2016, and now the City of Irving Capital Improvement Program (CIP) and the Parks and Recreation departments are looking to bre...

Read on...

View the Artist Drawings of the Proposed Park
Posted on: March 3, 2017

North Campion Completely Open: Repairs Completed

Joggers and cyclists enjoy Campion Trail in Sam Houston Park after it reopened in early March.

Photo: Joggers and cyclists enjoy the repaired Campion Trail in Sam Houston Park after it reopened in early March.

The City of Irving is pleased to announce that the entire northern section of Campion Trail is open for joggers, cyclists and nature lovers t...

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Posted on: March 2, 2017

March 5 "City Source" Features Campion Trail, Sunrise Park

City workers put the finishing touches on the new trail at Sunrise Park.

Photo: City workers put the finishing touches on the new trail at Sunrise Park. Work is expected to be completed by the end of spring 2017.

This edition of "City Source" features Investing in our Future stories covering the repairs to North Campi...

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Posted on: March 2, 2017

Renovations Continue at Senter Park Playground

Artist rendering of new play equipment at Senter Park - Irving TX - February 2017

Residents will be excited with new playground improvements at Senter Park, 901 S. Senter St., funded by Community Development Block Grants. Work continues to install a new playground system at Senter Park, 901 S. Senter St. The playground area will be clo...

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View in Google Maps
Posted on: March 2, 2017

Watch: Infrastructure Presentation to Irving City Council - Feb. 26 2017

Water tower with Irving, TX logo.

Todd Reck, Irving Water Utilities director, provides the Irving City Council with an update on projects involving a water tank and sewer line cleaning.

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Posted on: February 7, 2017

Irving’s Tudor Lane Transformation Earns National Recognition

New Tudor Lane home in Irving, Texas.

The National Community Development Association (NCDA) has announced its decision to award the 2017 Audrey Nelson Community Development Award to the City of Irving for the redevelopment of Tudor Lane.

Tudor Lane, once one of Irving’s highest crime...

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Posted on: January 17, 2017

Watch: Irving Places New Elevated Water Storage Tank

Royal Ridge Water Supply Tank Raising - January 2017 - Irving TX

As new neighborhoods develop, the City of Irving is adding a new elevated water storage tank at Royal Lane and Royal Ridge Parkway. This tower will help ensure adequate water pressure. Watch to see the hoisting of the storage tank — a process th...

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Posted on: February 1, 2017

Investing in Irving’s Infrastructure: Maintaining Quality Services for Residents

City staff works to construct and maintain a variety of infrastructure projects every day.

City staff works to construct and maintain a variety of infrastructure projects every day that help ensure residents receive the quality services they have grown to expect from the City of Irving.

Capital Improvement Program Department

The Capital Improveme...

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Posted on: January 1, 2017

Cranes, Trains and Automobiles: Irving hits 30-year construction record

Water Street artist rendering - Irving TX

Photo: Water Street artist rendering.

While most people see them as concrete strips ? highways and runways glimmer gold to investors and developers.

The state’s strong economy, combined with Irving’s numerous transportation assets, are translating to a mass...

Read on...

Posted on: January 1, 2017

Irving's Year in Review: 2016

Lake Carolyn, Las Colinas, Irving, TX

Since the adoption of the city’s first strategic plan, the value of strategic thinking has been proven. Resident satisfaction with code enforcement, the appearance of the city, quality of life and other indicators of success have risen. Irving continues t...

Read on...

Posted on: December 15, 2016

Sunrise Park Trail Improvements Begin Dec. 19

Sunrise Park Welcome Sign - Irving TX

Beginning Monday, Dec. 19, trail replacement work will begin at Sunrise Park, 1809 E. Union Bower Road. This project is expected to be completed by the end of spring 2017. 

All existing asphalt trail will be replaced with 9-foot wide concrete pavement...

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View in Google Maps
Posted on: December 9, 2016

CDBG Funds Fuel Improvements to Parks, Rec Centers, Sidewalks

Hurwitz Park - Irving TX

The City of Irving is using $1 million Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds to improve parks, recreation centers and sidewalks in Irving neighborhoods. These improvements were designed to help the Irving Parks and Recreation Department promote a...

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Posted on: December 14, 2016

Water Street Offers Updated View with Drone Video

A recently released drone video captures the progress the Gables Water Street development has made on construction. The a mixed-use community project, located in Las Colinas Urban Center along Lake Carolyn, will showcase more than 60,000 square feet of re...

Read on...

Posted on: August 3, 2016

Housing Development to Be Built Near Irving Historic Downtown District

The Delaware at Heritage Crossing home option - Irving TX

Photo: Rendering of a home option that will be available at The Delaware at Heritage Crossing development that will be built near downtown Irving.Empty nesters, young professionals, or those looking to downsize their yard without sacrificing a spacious ho...

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Posted on: August 8, 2016

Irving Convention Center Hotel Update

Irving Convention Center - Irving Texas

The Irving City Council has unanimously approved the proposed Irving Convention Center Hotel master development agreement, paving the way for design to begin. The convention center’s headquarters hotel will provide 350 guest rooms and more than 16,000 squ...

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Posted on: September 29, 2016

Twin Wells Golf Course Closed for Renovations

Twin Wells Golf Course

Beginning Oct. 1, Twin Wells Golf Course will be closed for renovations. Enhancements will include a new irrigation system, tee boxes, putting greens and clubhouse facilities. These improvements will prepare the golf course for future enjoyment. Completio...

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Posted on: July 5, 2016

Music Factory Vision Takes Shape

Music Factory - Irving TX - Artist Rendering of Finished Site

Once the cranes were set, social media channels began buzzing with the question, “When will the Irving Music Factory open for business?” The answer is late summer 2017, according to IMF developer Noah Lazes. The Irving Music Factory, long in the making, i...

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Posted on: March 22, 2017

NTTBF17 Rewind

LaurieHalseAnderson

The North Texas Teen Book Festival was an amazing gathering of over 10,000 fans of middle grade and young adult books, dozens of volunteers and 81 of today's top trending authors. If you weren’t able to make it out to the Irving Convent...

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Posted on: March 22, 2017

Jacqueline Davies Author Visit

Davies

The Lemonade War, a sweet and refreshing series for young readers by Jacqueline Davies is causing a big stir throughout Irving this April. Families are invited to join in the celebration with a special author visit by Jacqueline Davies at 6 p.m. April 4 a...

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Posted on: March 20, 2017

Top Troubleshooting Tips

troubleshooting

Irving Public Library's collection of thousands of eBooks and digital audiobooks online is one of the best (and free) methods for feeding your book habit. Setting up our Digital Download services on your computer or mobile device can be easy, but occ...

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Posted on: March 15, 2017

Storytime on Facebook Live

Storytime on Facebook Live

Storytimes for babies, toddlers and preschoolers are the single most important educational programs that public libraries provide. Building vocabularies, fostering a love of reading and engaging young and growing minds are the primary purpose of storytime...

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Posted on: January 19, 2017

Are You Prepared?

Income tax filing help in Irving

Now that the Christmas tree is down and the first New Year's resolutions are broken, it's time to start worrying about filing last year's taxes. The Irving Public Library, AARP and other local agencies are here with tax forms an...

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Posted on: January 21, 2015

Register Online for Parks and Recreation Programs

Register Online for Parks and Recreation Classes

Looking to join an exercise class or register your child for day camp? Recreation center patrons must register for programs online using ActiveNet. The new online registration service eliminates the need to stand in lines at recreation centers on registra...

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Posted on: March 22, 2017

Irving Aquatics Hiring Lifeguards for Summer Employment

Interested in fun and flexible employment? The Parks and Recreation Department Aquatics division is looking for lifeguards for its summer pools and aquatic centers.

Help Wanted

The Parks and Recreation Department has open part-time positions for service-ori...

Read on...

Posted on: March 8, 2017

AquaStars Program Spring Dates Announced

Family with special needs child enjoy pool time away from the crowds.

The City of Irving’s AquaStars program allows children with special needs, along with their families and guardians, to safely enjoy access to a premier city swimming facility. The program is custom-designed for children with special needs ages 18 and youn...

Read on...

Posted on: March 7, 2017

Students Learn Water Safety Through SwimSafe Program

Young boys in a pool, learning to swim at the Irving Parks and Recreation Department's SwimSafe program.

Since its debut in 2012, the Parks and Recreation Department’s SwimSafe program has offered life-saving education to children across Irving. In 2016, the program reached a new milestone by equipping 2,250 second grade students in Irving Independent School...

Read on...

Learn more about Aquatics programs

Posted on: March 16, 2017

Watch: New Exercise Equipment Installed at Sunrise Park

A City of Irving employee installs new exercise equipment along the newly installed trail at Sunrise

Photo: A City of Irving employee installs new exercise equipment along the newly installed trail at Sunrise Park, 1809 E Union Bower Road.

In this excerpt from ICTN’s “City Source,” get a look at the new workout equipment just installed at Irving’s Sunrise...

Read on...

Posted on: March 15, 2017

Watch: New Playground Opens at Senter Park

New equipment installed at Senter Park's playground - March 2017 - Irving TX

Irving's Senter Park has a new playground full of fun and colorful features. Watch to learn more about the improvements, paid for with Community Development Block Grant funds.

Read on...

Posted on: March 15, 2017

Community Invited to Provide Input for Luzon Park Improvements

Luzon Park, 2900 Luzon Rd, Irving, TX

The City of Irving is hosting a community input meeting 6 p.m. March 29 at the South Irving Library, 601 Schulze Drive, to discuss budgeted improvements to Luzon Park, 2900 Luzon Road. The presentation will be held in the first floor Program Room.

Presente...

Read on...

View Park Location in Google Maps
Posted on: March 8, 2017

View Heritage Park Redevelopment Proposal Concept

Artist's concept of redesigned Heritage Park, Irving, Texas.

Irving looks to the past while embracing the future for new generations. 

Heritage Park celebrated its 30th birthday in July 2016, and now the City of Irving Capital Improvement Program (CIP) and the Parks and Recreation departments are looking to bre...

Read on...

View the Artist Drawings of the Proposed Park
Posted on: March 2, 2017

North Campion Completely Open: Repairs Completed

Joggers and cyclists enjoy Campion Trail in Sam Houston Park after it reopened in early March.

Photo: Joggers and cyclists enjoy the repaired Campion Trail in Sam Houston Park after it reopened in early March.

The City of Irving is pleased to announce that the entire northern section of Campion Trail is open for joggers, cyclists and nature lovers t...

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Posted on: December 15, 2016

Sunrise Park Trail Improvements Begin Dec. 19

Sunrise Park Welcome Sign - Irving TX

Beginning Monday, Dec. 19, trail replacement work will begin at Sunrise Park, 1809 E. Union Bower Road. This project is expected to be completed by the end of spring 2017. 

All existing asphalt trail will be replaced with 9-foot wide concrete pavement...

Read on...

View in Google Maps
Posted on: November 17, 2016

North Campion Trail Construction Update

North Campion Trail Opens to Residents, Visitors

Projects along the northern section of Campion Trail are progressing, and joggers, cyclists and nature lovers will continue to see work completed in areas affected by floods.

The work to repair infrastructure damage along sections of Campion Trail cau...Read on...

Posted on: September 29, 2016

Twin Wells Golf Course Closed for Renovations

Twin Wells Golf Course

Beginning Oct. 1, Twin Wells Golf Course will be closed for renovations. Enhancements will include a new irrigation system, tee boxes, putting greens and clubhouse facilities.

These improvements will prepare the golf course for future enjoyment. Comple...Read on...

Posted on: November 13, 2015

Canoe Launch Closed at T.W. Richardson Park

canoe launch under water

The canoe launch at T.W. Richardson Park, as well as the sidewalk along the area, will be closed indefinitely. Due to continued heavy rainfall this year, the Trinity River has washed away much of the embankment along this section of Campion Trail. This er...Read on...


Posted on: March 7, 2017

Irving Police Seeks Sponsors, Attendees for Annual Awards Banquet

Irving Police Awards Banquet Benefits Award-Winner Irving FAC

Save the date! Join the Irving Police Department and the Irving Family Advocacy Center (FAC) for the 21st Annual Irving Police Department Awards Banquet at 6 p.m. March 30 at the Irving Convention Center at Las Colinas, 500 West Las Colinas Blvd. All proc...

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Posted on: March 3, 2017

Disability Parking Regulations

Disability Parking Sign

The Irving Police Department reminds motorists of parking regulations regarding designated disability parking spaces. The parking spaces may be designated with a sign or marking on the pavement. The regulation includes an area in front of an inclined ramp...

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Posted on: February 1, 2017

Irving PD Participating in National Take Back April 29

Irving PD Participating in National Take Back April 29

Irving residents have the opportunity to drop off controlled pharmaceutical substances for proper disposal as part of the National Take Back initiative. There is no cost to participate.

10 a.m. to 2 p.m., April 29:

  • Walgreens parking lot, 5310 N. MacArthur B...
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Posted on: July 8, 2014

2015 Annual Report

The Irving Police Department proudly presents the 2015 Annual Report. As with any annual report, the pages are full of facts and details, but the results were created by the dedicated and exceptional work performed.

2015 Annual Report

Posted on: March 22, 2017

Anderson and Metker Streets

Weather permitting, Anderson and Metker Streets will experience intermittent lane closures 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily, March 29 to April 5 for asphalt pavement milling work. This work is part of a water and wastewater infrastructure improvement project.

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Posted on: May 3, 2016

Anderson, Stafford, McCarthy and Metker Streets; Posey Drive; Chisholm Trail

Water and/or wastewater lines will be replaced on Anderson, Stafford, McCarthy and Metker streets, as well as Posey Drive and Chisholm Trail from May 2016 to July 2017. As a result, one-way traffic will be in place adjacent to the areas ...Read on...

Posted on: March 10, 2017

Cabell Drive, from Esters Road to Belt Line Road

Beginning 9:30 a.m. March 15, eastbound Cabell Drive between Esters Road and Belt Line Road will be closed to through traffic until further notice. Eastbound Cabell Drive will be open to local traffic only from Esters Road to the Forward Air facility driv...

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Posted on: March 24, 2017

Colonial Lane, from Lane Street to S.H. 183

Work hours to lower a 42-inch water main to provide a deeper drainage system for the Brockbank Channel along Colonial Lane between Lane Street and S.H. 183 will be extended to 7 a.m. to 10 p.m., Monday through Saturday, March 24 through April 14, weather ...

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Posted on: April 14, 2016

Colony Drive Bridge, at Embassy Channel

Beginning April 20, Colony Drive will be closed at the bridge crossing Embassy Channel, just west of Live Oak Drive, to facilitate improvements along Embassy Channel and middle Delaware Creek. This road closure is expected to last through April 2017.

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Posted on: March 22, 2017

Fuller Drive, at Las Colinas Boulevard

Fuller Drive, from Las Colinas Boulevard to the westbound frontage road of S.H. 114, will be closed for pavement reconstruction March 27 to April 21, weather permitting. The work will include the removal of all remaining pavement and subgrade and the inst...

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Posted on: May 10, 2016

Glenwick Lane, from Pebblebrook Trail to Indian Creek Drive

Beginning Wednesday, May 11, City of Irving contractors will be replacing the water and wastewater lines along Glenwick Lane, from Pebblebrook Trail to Indian Creek Drive. The construction area will move along Glenwick, following the contractors as they r...Read on...

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Posted on: March 23, 2017

E. Irving Boulevard, S. Irving Heights Drive and Singleton Boulevard

Beginning March 27, paving operations will require intermittent temporary lane closures of E. Irving Boulevard (also known as Old Irving Boulevard), S. Irving Heights Drive and Singleton Boulevard 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily through March 30, weather permittin...

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Posted on: October 4, 2016

Lane Street Bridge, at Brockbank Channel

Beginning the week of Oct. 10, Lane Street will be closed at the bridge crossing the Brockbank Channel, between Cypress Drive and Betsy Lane, to allow the demolition of the bridge and provide better access for construction crews rebuilding a deeper and wi...Read on...

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Posted on: April 14, 2016

Las Colinas Boulevard, between Promenade Parkway and Fuller Drive

The outside (right) lane of southbound Las Colinas Boulevard, between Promenade Parkway and Fuller Drive, is closed for the duration of the work taking place at the Irving Music Factory construction site.

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Posted on: March 22, 2017

Completed: Southbound MacArthur Boulevard, at S.H. 161

The water main repair work on southbound MacArthur Boulevard at S.H. 161 is complete, and all lanes are open.

Work continues on the service roads north and south of S.H. 161 for the installation of manholes. The service roads will experience intermittent l...

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Posted on: December 2, 2016

Royal Ridge North Supply Water Line

The installation of a new water line will cause various lane closures and traffic delays on Regent Boulevard, between Royal Crossing and Belt Line Road. This line will supply water to the new elevated water storage tank being built at Belt Line Road and R...

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Posted on: November 11, 2016

City Plans 'Road to the Future'

Road to the Future - Irving TX

City of Irving staff presented the "Road to the Future" project to the City Council members Nov. 10, 2016. This project funds $100 million for road improvements and reconstruction over the next five years without raising the tax rate.

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Pavement Assessment Presentation

Posted on: November 28, 2016

City of Irving Offers Sanitation Service Discount

City of Irving sanitation worker on truck picks up trash.

The City of Irving provides 20 percent discount on single family residential sanitation service for senior citizens (65 years of age and older) and residents who collect Social Security disability.

A senior citizen must provide the following:

  • Birth date.
  • Dri...
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Posted on: March 8, 2017

Join in the Fun at the Citywide Egg Hunts

Citywide Egg Hunt

The Irving Parks and Recreation Department and Family ER+Urgent Care present the City of Irving annual egg hunt 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. April 8 at Heritage Park, 217 Main St. 

The city will hide more than 20,000 eggs filled with candy or toys for children ...

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Posted on: February 6, 2017

Vendors Invited to Apply for Spots at Irving Special Events

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The application for vendors to sell food, crafts and other items at Irving's 2017 citywide special events is now available online. Vendor spaces are available at several events throughout the year, including Canal Fest, the Taste of Irving and th...

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2017 Irving Special Event Vendor Application

Posted on: March 20, 2017

Save Money and Water by Saving Seeds

Seedlings grouped in a pan on a table.

Many native or adapted perennial plants and wildflowers can be propagated by seed relatively easily. Learn the basic challenges and rewards of seed saving including seed selection, harvesting strategies, germination and or dormancy requirements, as well a...

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Posted on: March 6, 2017

Time-of-Day Influences Water Conservation

Water flowers using a hand-operated nozzle.

To promote good water use habits, minimize water waste and preserve Irving’s water supply, the city enforces time-of-day irrigation restrictions. These limits make it a violation of city ordinance to water between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. from April 1 through O...

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Posted on: March 6, 2017

Time-of-Day Influences Water Conservation

Water flowers using a hand-operated nozzle.

To promote good water use habits, minimize water waste and preserve Irving’s water supply, the city enforces time-of-day irrigation restrictions. These limits make it a violation of city ordinance to water between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. from April 1...

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Posted on: June 9, 2016

2015 Water Quality Report Summary Available Online

2014 Water Quality Report Summary

In accordance with Congress’ 1996 amendment to the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA), the City of Irving Water Utilities Department and other community systems must provide customers with an annual report on drinking water quality. Each year, the T...Read on...

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